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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes part in a Plenary Session at APEC in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia on Monday, October 7, 2013.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes part in a Plenary Session at APEC in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia on Monday, October 7, 2013.
(Sean Kilpatrick/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Nine surprises found in the Harper government’s latest omnibus budget bill

The Harper government has shut down second-reading debate of its latest omnibus budget bill, C-4, sending it to committee last week for more detailed study. Opposition MPs expressed exasperation in the Chamber at yet another large bill packed full of legal changes that are not fully comprehensible at first glance.